First Nations art front and center at this year’s Yukon Permanent Art Collection reveal – APTN News

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First Nations art front and center at this year’s Yukon Permanent Art Collection reveal – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202214 Views

Nov 21, 2022

Five First Nations artists’ work has been added to the Yukon Permanent Art Collection which aims to catalog significant art works.

A handful of First Nations artists from Yukon have had their work selected for the prestigious Yukon Permanent Art Collection (YPAC).

Sixteen new pieces submitted by eight artists, five of who are First Nations, were added to the collection during this year’s annual call for submissions.

The pieces will join over 500 works in the collection by 275 artists. YPAC’s overall aim is to showcase artists and works that are significant to the territory’s art legacy.

The Yukon government, which maintains and funds the collection, held an opening reception on Nov. 17 at its main administration building in Whitehorse for Dis Orientation, a new exhibit featuring the recent acquisitions.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/first-nations-art-front-and-center-at-this-years-yukon-permanent-art-collection-reveal/

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